Commander of Canadian Army praises training of Ukrainian military at International Peacekeeping and Security Centre

2016-06-16 09:38:00 | ID: 21528

Thursday, June 16. LVIV OBLAST — The Canadian military delegation led by Lt. Gen. M. Hainse, Commander of Canadian Army, visited the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre of the National Land Forces Academy.

During a joint briefing, Lt. Gen. Pavlo Tkachuk, Chief of National Land Forces Academy, told about the prospects of the Centre development. He expressed his gratitude to Lt. Gen. M. Hainse and the Canadian contingent for their contribution to professional training of the Ukrainian servicemen and comprehensive support to Ukraine.

The parties discussed the further plans concerning training of the Ukrainian units and cooperation in other spheres. Then, Commander Hainse met with the Canadian servicemen and toured the training field where the drills were undergoing. Particularly, a unit of one mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine under leadership of the Canadian instructors demonstrated skills while moving in the face of the enemy and offensive capability.

Commander of Canadian Army praised their actions, wished to continue efficient cooperation as the experience gained by the Ukrainian soldiers in the east of Ukraine was valuable for Canadian army.